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spicy chickpea & tofu veggie farro bowl // cait's plate

spicy chickpea & tofu veggie farro bowl

  • Author: Cait
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 25 minutes
  • Total Time: 35 minutes
  • Yield: 2-4 servings 1x
  • Category: lunch


this quick and easy chickpea & tofu farro bowl is loaded with flavor and nutrition and comes together in just about 30 minutes


  • 1 cup cooked farro
  • 2 garlic cloves, peeled & minced
  • 1 small zucchini, sliced & quartered
  • 1/4 small red onion, diced
  • 1 small sweet potato, peeled & cubed
  • 1 block extra firm tofu, drained & pressed
  • 1 can chickpeas, drained & rinsed
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 12 teaspoons sambal oelek (more or less as desired)
  • Salt & pepper, to taste
  • 1/4 cup hummus (more or less as desired)
  • Olive oil


  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F and line a baking sheet with parchment
  2. Place cubed sweet potato and tofu on baking sheet and drizzle everything with olive oil, salt & pepper.  Bake for 25-30 minutes or until everything is lightly browned and just crisp.
  3. While sweet potato & tofu roasts, add olive oil to a large non-stick sauté pan over medium-low heat and drizzle with olive oil.  place garlic in and sauté for 30 seconds to one minute.  add onion, zucchini, chickpeas, chili powder, oregano, cumin, salt & pepper and sauté for 5-7 minutes or until just tender
  4. Add roasted tofu & sweet potatoes to the pan with the veggies then sambal oelek and toss for a minute or two so all the flavors marinate then spoon over cooked farro. 
  5. Top with hummus & enjoy!

Keywords: vegetarian, meatless, quick, lunch

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